Math 99 BC
– Spring 2008

Lecture: Course
Information (Syllabus)

About Mathematics (handout)

Basic Operations (1.2 Concept 1)

Homework: Questions

Review Set 1

Lecture: Division
with Remainder

Division
by zero (handout)

List of
factors of a number

Prime-Factorization
of a Number

Exponents
(1.2 Concept 3)

Square Roots (1.2 Concept 4)

Order of Operations (1.2 Concept 5 and handout)

Integers: positive and negative
numbers (1.3, 1.4, 1.5)

Absolute
value (1.1 Concept 6)

Ordering
of real numbers (1.1 Concept 4)

The Real Number System - all 9
axioms (1.6)

Homework: Problem
Set 1

Quiz 1 will cover

Division with remainder

Division by zero

List of factors of a number

Order
of Operations on Natural Numbers

Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
with Natural Numbers

Lecture: Algebraic
Expressions 1 – Definition, Evaluating (1.2 Concept 2 and handout)

Algebraic Expressions 2 –
Simplifying

Combining like terms (1.6 Concept 5)

Multiplication of algebraic
expressions, FOIL (5.6 Concept 1)

Definition
of equation (2.1 Concept 1)

Solutions
of equations (2.1 Concept 1 and handout)

Solutions
of equations in two variables (3.2 Concept 1 and handout)

Conditional
equations, identities, contradictions (2.2 Concept 3)

Graphing
inequalities (2.7 Concept 1)

Interval
notation (2.7 Concept 2)

Solutions of Inequalities (2.7
Concept 1)

Solutions of Systems of Equations
(4.1 Concept 1)

Quiz 1

Quiz 2 will cover:

all material covered for Quiz 1

operations on positive and
negative numbers

evaluating algebraic expressions

solutions of equations,
inequalities, and systems of equations

Homework: Problem
Sets 2 and 3

Lecture:

Solving Linear Equations (2.1, 2.2, and 2.3)

Solving Linear Inequalities: (2.7)

Introduction to Polynomials (5.5 Concept 1)

Factoring 1 – part 1

Zero Product Rule (6.7 Concepts
1,2, and 3)

Factoring out the Greatest Common
Factor or GCF (6.1 Concepts 1, 2, and 3)

The difference of squares theorem
(6.5 Concept 1)

Homework: Problem
Set 4

Handouts: Integers

Solving Linear Equations

Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

Lecture: Rational
and Irrational numbers (1.1 Concept 3)

The number p (1.1
Concept 3)

Circumference and area of a circle
(R.3 Concepts 1 and 2)

Definition of square roots (1.2
Concept 4)

Quiz 2

Handouts: Answers
for Problem Sets 1, 2, 3, and 4

Exam 1 Information

Review for Exam 1

Lecture: Factoring
by completing the square (handout)

Irrational numbers such as square
root of 5

Handouts: Completing
the square

Exam 1

Quiz 3 will cover the following topics:

Factoring

(GCF, factoring out -1, difference of squares theorem),

linear equations and inequalities

factoring by completing the square

Lecture: Graph
of an equation (handout)

Graphing straight lines by plotting
points (3.2 Concept 2)

Perimeter and Area (handout, R.3
Concepts 1,2)

The Triangle Inequality

Homework: Problem
Set 5

Handouts: Worksheet
on Graphs of Equations

Lecture: Multiple
operations on polynomials (5.5, 5.6)

Simplifying Rational Expressions
(7.1)

Factoring by Completing the Square 2
(linear coefficient is odd) (handout)

Solving systems of linear equations
by elimination (4.3)

Homework: Problem
Sets 6, 7

Lecture: Rational
Expressions (7.1, 7.2, 7.3, and 7.4)

Functions (8.2 Concepts 1, 3)

Homework: Problem
Set 8

Lecture: Adding
and subtracting rational expressions (7.3, 7.4)

Addition and subtraction of radical
expressions (11.4)

Multiplication of radical
expressions (11.5)

Quiz 4

Quiz 5 will cover:

all material covered
on Quizzes 1, 2, and 4 (Quiz 3 was cancelled)

factoring (GCF,
difference of squares, by completing the square)

rational expressions
(simplify, add, subtract, multiply, divide them)

radical expressions

graphing straight
lines

systems of linear
equations and applications

Homework: Problem
Sets 9 and 10

Lecture: Rationalizing
the denominator in radical expressions (11.6)

Graphing a straight line using the
slope-intercept form of its equation (3.4 Concept 2)

Homework: Problem
Set 11

Handouts: Rational
Expressions (Lecture Notes)

Radical Expressions (Lecture Notes)

Answers to Problem Sets 6, 7, 8, 9,
and 10

Lecture: Review
of Formulas (2.6)

The
slope-intercept form of a line (3.4)

Writing
equation of a line, given a point and the slope (3.5)

Quiz 5

Handouts: Review
for Exam 2 (same as Midterm Exam)

Lecture: Performing
multiple operations on radical expressions (handout)

Parallel and Perpendicular lines
(3.3 Concept 3)